Our Academies

The Empower Learning Academy Trust was established in July 2011 originally as the Hall Mead Trust. We currently have three secondary schools and a primary school within our Trust with more schools set to join.

Hall Mead School

“Hall Mead is an Ofsted rated Outstanding school based in Upminster. We are a converter academy, with Leading Edge status and specialisms in Technology and Languages. Our learning community is an extended family in which all members feel secure and supported. Our staff and pupils are healthy, cared for and caring. We enable the development of successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.”

Simon London, Headteacher

Hacton Primary School

“Hacton is a warm and friendly primary school in Hornchurch, rated Outstanding by Ofsted. At the heart of Hacton is a dedicated team of staff who work together to develop children’s academic abilities and life skills through engaging and inspiring lessons. We are proud that our pupils enjoy school: children feel supported, valued and motivated to achieve personal excellence.”

Emily Leslie, Headteacher

The Brittons Academy

“The Brittons Academy Trust is an 11-16 academy converter in Havering. Our vibrant, caring and innovative learning environment is underpinned by high expectations and high aspirations where every child has the right to learn in a safe environment. The school continues on its improvement journey and are very proud of the achievements of our hardworking students.”

Will Thompson, Principal

Bower Park Academy

“Bower Park Academy is an 11-16 academy converter in Romford, and positioned at the heart of the local community. We provide a caring and supportive environment, where students are nurtured and supported to achieve success. This will be achieved by building a strong learning community and culture of learning consisting of students, staff, parents and the wider community.”

Shahid Deen, Principal